WATCH: 8 full-length films to catch at CineFilipino 2018

Jace Amodo
PUBLISHED May 3, 2018 04:06 pm
Screenshot from “The Eternity Between Seconds” film trailer

(Inside Manila) Filipino identity and culture will be portrayed on the big screen again as CineFilipino Film Festival returns for its third edition on May 9 to 15 at participating theaters.

Spearheaded by Unitel Productions, Inc. and in partnership with Cignal TV, CineFilipino 2018 is set to celebrate “artistic and audience-friendly” films from established and up-and-coming filmmakers in the country. It is by this means that fresh cinematic voices are heard in the higher commercial platform, making it a well-loved film festival.

There will be a contest for feature-length films, short feature films, and super shorts. For the former, here are the trailers of the eight finalists:


Directed by Bor Ocampo

Trapped in a world of struggle and the egos of violent men, Alex has to find a way to maneuver around them or risk everything he has.

Gusto Kita with All My Hypothalamus

Directed by Dwein Baltazar

Aileen is a college student seemingly familiar with the streets of Avenida-Quiapo area and is the center of attraction of four different men.

Mata Tapang

Directed by Rod Marmol

In the process of healing, two brothers rediscover their life missions.

Delia & Sammy

Directed by Therese Anne Cayaba

Upon learning of her terminal illness, old, faded, and forgotten actress Delia has to look for a family to take care and leave her difficult husband, Sammy, with before she dies.

The Eternity Between Seconds

Directed by Alec Figuracion

Two strangers stuck in an airport take their time and find comfort in each other.


Directed by Roni Supangan Benaid

Loyal church servant Claudia and her daughter experiences disturbing things after bringing a mysterious image of a saint to their home.

Mga Mister ni Rosario

Directed by Alpha Habon

Rosario loves getting into various characters to match her method actor husband’s role in movies—that is until he gets his dream role as a killer.

Excuse Me Po

Directed by Ronald Espinosa Batallones

Hilda, a 65-year-old Senior Citizen, makes a living out of begging inside and outside of the mall—a scam she’s willing to dive in towards a better life.

CineFilipino will be shown at CineLokal theaters, namely SM Fairview, SM North, SM Megamall, SM Manila, SM Mall of Asia, SM Southmall, Gateway, and Greenbelt 1. The short film will be shown at microcinemas Black Maria and Cinema Centenario.

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